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Viper Company, 1-26 Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), with the East Africa Response Force (EARF) assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, respond to simulated gunfire at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 8, 2019. The purpose of the EARF is to rapidly provide tailorable packages of forces to protect American interests on the African continent should any threats arise. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nick Scott)
Viper Company, 1-26 Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), with the East Africa Response Force (EARF) assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, respond to simulated gunfire at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Feb. 8, 2019. The purpose of the EARF is to rapidly provide tailorable packages of forces to protect American interests on the African continent should any threats arise. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nick Scott)
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